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Website hosting and related services

Reference Number
RFPQ – Website hosting and related services
Procurement procedures
Invitation for Prequalification (IFP)
Launch date
06 March 2017
, Europe/Vienna
Expected contract duration
5 years
On behalf of

Summary of Requirements

The mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is to promote security and cooperation among 57 participating States through arms control, preventive diplomacy, confidence and security building measures, human rights, democratisation, election monitoring, and economic and environmental security. It uses the instruments of early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation to facilitate political processes, prevent or settle conflicts, and promote civil society and the rule of law.

Located in Vienna, Austria, the Communication and Media Relations unit (COMMS) of the OSCE Secretariat is responsible for the development and maintenance of the OSCE public corporate website ( This application is built on the Drupal Open Source Content Management System (CMS) framework (, and is hosted by a specialized hosting provider outside of the OSCE facilities.

The atatched Pre-qualification Notice is targeted towards international website hosting providers with substantial capabilities, qualifications and experiences in the provision of Drupal CMS website hosting services and Drupal CMS consultative services.

The objective of this Pre-qualification Notice is to shortlist Vendors who will be invited to participate in a subsequent Request for Proposal (RFP).

Interested Vendors wishing to participate in the pre-qualification process are requested to submit relevant pre-qualification documentation by email to Yury Golovkov at by 30 April 2017 22:00HRS CET.

Please see below the Pre-qualification Notice and related clarifications provided by the OSCE COMMS.